The match Empoli – Torino on May 19, 2019 can be decisive for both teams in solving tournament problems. The game at the Carlo Castellani stadium will start at 16:00 Moscow time.Empoli The Tuscans are in a desperate fight for the right to stay in Serie A for next season. The Blues are now in 18th position, one point behind the saving 17th. In addition to the Empoli-Torino match, the outsider still has an away match against Inter, so the game with Turin can be a key one for the home team. Empoli went to Sampdoria in the last round. The guests were satisfied only with a victory, which is why the players of the “blue” had to go on the attack from the starting seconds of the confrontation. The first scoring chance near the Genoese goal was created in the 13th minute, Hamed Traore brought Cristian Del’Orco to a rendezvous with the goalkeeper, but the shot of the Empoli defender was taken over by the post. Del’Orco’s opportunity is the guests’ only chance in the first half, so the head coach had to make changes to his team’s game before the second half of the match. The guests again ran to the attack at the start of the second half, and Traore played a key role in Empoli’s attacks. It was the young Ivorian who accurately shot Diego Farias when he sent the ball into an empty net in the 56th minute – 0:1. The game of the “blues” was getting better, in the 74th minute the referee decided to help Empoli by appointing a penalty against the hosts for Lorenzo Tonelli’s foul. Francesco Caputo approached the penalty kick, but the Italian’s kick turned out to be very unsuccessful, the Sampdoria goalkeeper saved the ball and kept the minimum gap in the score, though only for one second, until Giovanni Di Lorenzo caught the ball on the rebound – 0:2. The guests spent the end of the match near their own goal, however, a large concentration of defense has a negative result. Empoli missed in stoppage time, Di Lorenzo broke the rules in his own penalty area, and Fabio Quagliarella confidently executed the penalty – 1:2. Torino Turintsy still retain the chances of getting into European competition. The team is currently in seventh position, two points behind Roma. In the last round, the “bulls” took on Sassuolo’s home field. The hosts quickly seized the initiative, and in the 17th minute they could count on a goal scored, Andrea Belotti got the right to take a penalty, but the striker overdid it and shot well above the opponent’s goal frame. Punish turintsev for unused moment, the guests were able to ten minutes later, Mehdi Burabiya aptly struck from a long distance – 0:1. True, Burabiya spoiled the celebration for himself and his team a little, earning a second yellow card for taking off his shirt – the player left the field. Turintsy missed, but remained in numerical advantage. The most interesting thing was waiting for the fans in the second half. Torino players started to realize their majority from the very beginning of the second half. Managed to level the score in the 56th minute, De Silvestri threw the ball to Belotti, and that had only to push the round into an empty net – 1:1. The hosts continued to put pressure on the opponent’s goal even after a goal was scored. The Bulls got closer to scoring a goal every minute, but everything went according to the guests’ plan, Paul Lirola was the first to finish off Jeremy Boga’s shot – 1:2 in the 71st minute, Sassuolo took the lead again. The hosts were behind the back of the enemy and it was necessary to change something urgently. Simone Zaza was called to change the game, the Italian came on as a substitute at the beginning of the second half, but until the 81st minute he did absolutely nothing. Only nine minutes before the end of regular time, he managed to distinguish himself with an effective action, the striker avoided offside, after which he jumped out to a rendezvous with the goalkeeper and calmly outplayed him – 2:2. Guests poured after the second goal, allowing the Turints to score another one a minute later, Andrea Belotti remained completely naked in the center of the penalty area and delivered a gorgeous scissors kick, thereby setting the final score of the match – 3:2. Odds for the match Empoli – Torino May 19, 2019 Bookmakers from Pari-Match are not ready to give a big advantage to any of the teams. Odds for the match Empoli – Torino: Empoli win – 2.65; Draw – 3.50; Torino win – 2.70. Empoli – Torino: prediction for the match Both teams need to win, and even a draw will not suit anyone. Prediction for the match Empoli – Torino: total over 3, odds – 2.48.